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by Kim McDowell, on August 19, 2021 at 8:10 AM

As a busy equipment manager dealing with heavy equipment, you know forklift brake jobs aren’t cheap. As a major component, they require regular maintenance and replacement. Those parts and labor …

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by Hank Ansley, on April 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Forklift operators often deal with high levels of physical strain. This risk is even higher when they're transporting large and bulky items. Why? These items block drivers' views, forcing them …

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by Kim McDowell, on March 26, 2021 at 3:14 PM

Have you ever worried about the safety of your forklift operators? If so, you know it can be challenging (and time-consuming) to sort through the many options. This post will …

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by Hank Ansley, on March 19, 2021 at 4:47 PM

Pedestrian safety is a major concern for any business operating with forklifts. While proper training of operators and pedestrians can help reduce risks, some safety managers want more peace of …

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Topics:Forklift PartsForklift SafetyWarehouse PlanningForklift Attachments

by Hank Ansley, on October 23, 2020 at 4:10 PM

If you run a cold storage, multi-shift or manufacturing operation, or if your business operates on slim profit margins, this article is a must-read. If you’ve never considered lithium-ion batteries …

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by Dave Jensen, on September 4, 2020 at 2:15 PM

The forklift carriage assembly is where you mount the forks, load backrest and/or any forklift attachments to your lift truck. It’s important to know your forklift’s carriage class so you …

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by Dave Jensen, on July 31, 2020 at 10:15 AM

When a forklift battery starts going bad or suddenly dies, many companies just bite the bullet and buy a new one; but there are other options. If you don’t have …

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Topics:ForkliftForklift PartsForklift BatteriesElectric Forklifts

by Dana Bowen, on May 8, 2020 at 8:00 AM

As the world finds its way through the COVID-19 pandemic, productivity and throughput will be more important than ever. Whatever industry your fleet serves, maintaining optimal performance is key for …

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Topics:ForkliftForklift PartsForklift AttachmentsForklift Fleet Management

by Dave Jensen, on April 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

In crucial times like the COVID-19 outbreak, you can’t afford for equipment to experience downtime. Now, more than ever, keeping parts on hand for routine maintenance is essential. These items …

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by Dave Jensen, on March 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Forklift attachments and accessories can help you move more product in less time, but there’s a right way and a wrong way to modify forklifts. OSHA's regulation states: any modifications …

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